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Is it possible to develop a lazy eye without being born with it?
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Usually this happens if the vision is affected, and a sensory exo/esotropia develops.
The eye can also turn in or out in disease states due to muscle restriction, neuro under or over input, muscle hyperactive or weakness.

In brief: Yes
Usually this happens if the vision is affected, and a sensory exo/esotropia develops.
The eye can also turn in or out in disease states due to muscle restriction, neuro under or over input, muscle hyperactive or weakness.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
In brief: Yes
Some causes of amblyopia such as strabismus or cataract are not present to any significant degree at birth but progress and become evident as the patient becomes older. An early eye exam can help identify and treat the cause of amblyopia.

In brief: Yes
Some causes of amblyopia such as strabismus or cataract are not present to any significant degree at birth but progress and become evident as the patient becomes older. An early eye exam can help identify and treat the cause of amblyopia.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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